Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew

Chicken Stew Chicken Stew

As now a days Dr. prescribed me to be on carb free diet, all food became nightmare to me. As a die heart food lover, this is really pathetic. So trying to make something really healthy but tasty meals for my poor tummy. Today made this 'Indian Style Chicken & Veggie Stew'. But this is not only for dieting, this is a very healthy for the patients too. As this recipe contains very less oil so good for the kids too. Just add hand full of Parboiled Rice & Musur(red lentil) Dal into the cooker while cooking this stew, will be great one pot meal for toddlers too. So here is the recipe...

Indian style chicken stew is a very healthy one pot meal, cooked in 1 tablespoon oil, lots of veggies & bite size chicken pieces.

Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew
Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew
Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew

Ingredients of Chicken Stew

  • Chicken 400 gms, small pieces
  • Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon
  • Bay leaf Or Tej pata 1, small
  • Cinnamon stick 1
  • Cardamom pods 1, crushed
  • Cloves 2, crushed
  • Green chili 1, broken into 2 pieces
  • Garlic 1 clove, chopped
  • Onion 1 small, chopped
  • Vegetables, choppes carrots, green beans, red yellow green bell peppers, papaya, beet root
  • Ginger, grated 1/2 teaspoon
  • Tomato 1 large, chopped
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew Indian Style Light Chicken & Vegetable Stew

How to make Chicken Stew Recipe

  • Take the chicken pieces , wash and pat dry.
  • Put the chicken in a bowl, marinate with some salt & turmeric and keep aside.
  • Now take a pressure cooker, heat 1 tablespoon oil, add tejpata, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves fry for 2/3 seconds, add chopped garlic.
  • Now add chopped onion & vegetables. Lightly fry them and add chicken to the cooker.
  • Fry everything for 5 seconds. Now add chopped tomato, ginger, coriander & salt and stir everything.
  • Add 3 cups water, some salt into the cooker. Close the cooker and cook upto 3 whistles.
  • Turn off the heat, let the pressure release itself.
  • When the pressure will be realesed open the cooker and again put the cooker on the heat.
  • Let boil the stew for 10 minutes. Check the salt & turn off the heat and serve with Hard Toast Bread.

Enjoy...

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